The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 77 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 137 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.55% 1.62% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 5.35% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 81
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 157 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (50.83%) Java
3 111 (46.25%) TDD
4 104 (43.33%) HTML
5 100 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 100 (41.67%) Web Services
6 90 (37.50%) SOAP
7 68 (28.33%) Scrum
8 67 (27.92%) XML
8 67 (27.92%) BDD
9 59 (24.58%) JSON
10 57 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (22.50%) CSS
12 53 (22.08%) Git (software)
13 50 (20.83%) HTML5
14 49 (20.42%) C#
15 47 (19.58%) MVC
16 46 (19.17%) Software Engineering
17 45 (18.75%) .NET
18 43 (17.92%) Spring
19 41 (17.08%) Finance
20 40 (16.67%) Subversion
20 40 (16.67%) jQuery
21 36 (15.00%) Banking
22 34 (14.17%) AngularJS
23 30 (12.50%) HTTP
23 30 (12.50%) Maven
23 30 (12.50%) MongoDB
23 30 (12.50%) Unit Testing
24 29 (12.08%) Jenkins

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.83%) Node.js
2 16 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.00%) CMS
4 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.33%) Apache
6 7 (2.92%) MQSeries
6 7 (2.92%) JBoss
6 7 (2.92%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.50%) Jetty
8 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.25%) Mule
9 3 (1.25%) Confluence
9 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.83%) Radian6
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.08%) Heroku
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) Taleo
3 3 (1.25%) Force.com
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Boomi
4 2 (0.83%) Office 365
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.50%) HTTP
2 6 (2.50%) Internet
3 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.83%) CTI
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
5 1 (0.42%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.08%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.83%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.67%) MySQL
5 11 (4.58%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.17%) Neo4j
7 9 (3.75%) SQLite
7 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.75%) DB2
8 6 (2.50%) HBase
9 5 (2.08%) Big Data
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.67%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.67%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.83%) Redis
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 40 (16.67%) Subversion
3 30 (12.50%) Maven
4 29 (12.08%) Jenkins
5 21 (8.75%) Selenium
6 20 (8.33%) JUnit
7 16 (6.67%) JIRA
8 15 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.42%) JMeter
10 10 (4.17%) Mockito
10 10 (4.17%) Gradle
11 9 (3.75%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.92%) Xcode
12 7 (2.92%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.92%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (2.08%) QUnit
13 5 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (2.08%) Sinon.JS
General
1 41 (17.08%) Finance
2 36 (15.00%) Banking
3 16 (6.67%) Retail
4 13 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.50%) Publishing
7 5 (2.08%) Games
7 5 (2.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.67%) Marketing
9 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.25%) Legal
9 3 (1.25%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 190 (79.17%) Developer
2 67 (27.92%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.75%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 19 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.83%) Architect
7 14 (5.83%) Android Developer
8 13 (5.42%) iOS Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.75%) AWS Developer
13 8 (3.33%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.92%) SharePoint Developer
14 7 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (43.33%) HTML
2 100 (41.67%) Web Services
3 90 (37.50%) SOAP
4 67 (27.92%) XML
5 59 (24.58%) JSON
6 54 (22.50%) CSS
7 50 (20.83%) HTML5
8 45 (18.75%) .NET
9 43 (17.92%) Spring
10 40 (16.67%) jQuery
11 34 (14.17%) AngularJS
12 28 (11.67%) ASP.NET
13 26 (10.83%) Hibernate
14 20 (8.33%) WCF
14 20 (8.33%) JMS
15 18 (7.50%) JSP
16 17 (7.08%) Middleware
16 17 (7.08%) JAX-RS
17 16 (6.67%) .NET Framework
17 16 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.00%) User Experience
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.92%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.67%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.25%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.25%) IPTV
8 3 (1.25%) Kindle
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.83%) Derivative
9 2 (0.83%) IVR
9 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.83%) Android
2 25 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 24 (10.00%) Linux
4 19 (7.92%) UNIX
5 12 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (46.25%) TDD
3 68 (28.33%) Scrum
4 67 (27.92%) BDD
5 57 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (19.58%) MVC
7 46 (19.17%) Software Engineering
8 30 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 29 (12.08%) Web Development
9 29 (12.08%) SOA
10 25 (10.42%) Kanban
11 23 (9.58%) OO
11 23 (9.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (8.75%) Pair Programming
13 19 (7.92%) Android Development
13 19 (7.92%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.92%) Microservices
14 17 (7.08%) iOS Development
14 17 (7.08%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (50.83%) Java
2 100 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.42%) C#
4 28 (11.67%) SQL
5 26 (10.83%) Ruby
6 23 (9.58%) Objective-C
7 21 (8.75%) Scala
8 18 (7.50%) Apple Swift
9 17 (7.08%) Python
10 13 (5.42%) PHP
11 12 (5.00%) Groovy
12 10 (4.17%) XPath
13 8 (3.33%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.92%) C++
15 5 (2.08%) Go
15 5 (2.08%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.83%) Clojure
16 2 (0.83%) R
16 2 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.67%) Degree
2 8 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Basel III
3 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (5.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) HDFS
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) GridGain
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) Puppet
2 6 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.25%) Oozie
4 2 (0.83%) Nagios
4 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.83%) yum
5 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.42%) Graphite
5 1 (0.42%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.42%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) IBM
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.00%) Oracle
4 9 (3.75%) Sybase
4 9 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.33%) Coverity
6 6 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (1.67%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.67%) Informatica
8 4 (1.67%) VMware
8 4 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.25%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.83%) Twitter
10 2 (0.83%) Talend
10 2 (0.83%) Pardot
10 2 (0.83%) ExactTarget
10 2 (0.83%) Conga
10 2 (0.83%) webMethods
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